Diane Tasker, Joy Higgs, Stephen Loftus
This is an ebook for practitioners working in community-based healthcare along with educators of future researchers and practitioners exploring this practice field and for people with chronic disabilities and their families and carers. Community-Based Healthcare: The Search for Mindful Dialogues (PDF) invites readers to re-shape and re-think the way that community-based healthcare is practiced by practitioners and engaged/experienced with my patients/clients and their carers and families.
Based on a Ph.D. study of therapeutic relationships in community healthcare settings in NSW; Australia; and on actual-life experiences of clients; practitioners; and clients’ families and caregivers; this ebook paints a valuable picture of the lived experiences of these contributors in community-based healthcare. It explores the challenges and issues they face and the ways they deal with these.
Main themes identified across the ebook are: the value and nature of relationships in this exceptional healthcare setting; the significance of time and using it well; the way good teamwork assists good community-based; patient-centered healthcare; balancing equality and autonomy with healthcare quality; practice wisdom expressed in healthcare; and ways of improving healthcare in clients’ own homes.
NOTE: The product includes the ebook; Community-Based Healthcare: The Search for Mindful Dialogues in PDF. No access codes are included.